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YEI News – from the Editor’s desk – 11 October 2017

Posted By Marilynh / October 1, 2017 / 0 Comments

Greetings YEI members



Welcome to new YEI members!

A very big welcome to new members of the YEI community!   We hope you enjoy and find benefit in the You’ve Earned It.  Please read the item at the end of this Editor’s column titled Remember You’ve Earned It is your site – to get the most out of the YEI website, newsletter and Facebook page. 

YEI Birthday greetings

Here are three of the many greetings sent from YEI members on the occasion of YEI’s 6th birthday:

MANY HAPPY RETURNS OF THE DAY YEI……this is such an awesome website and through you I have managed to visit Kruger and am now planning a European tour and enjoyed many other local offers. I am so pleased that you started it and managed to sustain it. CONGRATULATIONS!!!!
Message to Marlene from YEI:  Please see FCT’s latest article on the YEI website regarding their latest European tour.

Wishing all the YEI team a Happy Birthday and thank you for all the interesting items in the newsletters. Good to be able to take advantage of being ancient!

Happy, happy 6th birthday, may you go from strength to strength

Best wishes and congratulations on your sixth birthday

Please click here to read YEI reader comments –

Are you getting your YEI free fortnightly Newsletter in your inbox?

It has come to our attention that many subscribers are not receiving their newsletter.  Don’t forget to add info@youve-earned-it.co.za (the YEI email address) to your address book in order to ensure receipt of the YEI free fortnightly newsletter.   Servers often see YEI as spam due to references in the newsletter to discounts, great deals, savings etc.   

Retiring?  Don’t forget to send us your change of email address

Don’t forget to send us your new email address prior to retiring.   To change your email address, send us a mail with your name, old and new email address,  name of suburb, town, province and  cell phone number.  YEI doesn’t want you to miss out on great pensioner deals and all of the other valuable information that you receive through the YEI newsletter. 

Tell us your story!

There are many awesome seniors out there.   And we, at YEI, would love to hear your story and feature it on the YEI platform!  Your story could be the inspiration for another YEI reader, your story could be all your once in a lifetime trip.  Your story could be about an inspirational golden oldie in your community, or it could purely be sage advice for others.    Send your stories to info@youve-earned-it.co.za.   

Senior-friendly businesses

Don’t keep it to yourself!  Tell us about your local businesses who offer discounts to pensioners.  The local butcher who has a pensioner day once a week, the restaurant down the road who offers spectacular meals to seniors, the hairdresser who offers a discount on Tuesdays to pensioners. 

YEI winners, and feedback from YEI winners

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the book Kingdom of Daylight:  Memories of a birdwatcher by Peter Steyn is Alta Magee from Tokai, Cape Town.  Congratulations! We know that you will thoroughly enjoy this fascinating book!  Thank you to Struik Nature for providing this awesome prize!

Competitions can be seen on the WIN with YEI page – click here.

See feedback from YEI members here.

YEI winner’s names can be seen here

YEI – What’s On

Click here to go take a look at YEI’s What’s On guide. 

This week’s highlights in What’s On:  

Santa’s Story with Aviva Pelham
10-14 October 2017 – Theatre on the Bay, Camps Bay, Cape Town

and lots more…..

YEI business listings

When you make an enquiry or a booking at a business listing in the YEI Directory, please advise the business, either telephonically, or via email, that you are a YEI member, and quote the YEI reference number, which can be found at the bottom of each listing.

Remember, You’ve Earned It is your site

  • Interact with other readers, comment on articles, give us your opinion on listings, tell us your stories – talk to us!
  • Browse through the YEI website to read articles, press releases etc that are not necessarily featured on the YEI
  • Use the YEI Directory – enjoy great savings and benefits countrywide.  Something for everyone in the Directory!
  • When you contact an advertiser in the YEI Directory, be it an enquiry or booking, please quote the reference number detailed at the bottom of the advertisement.
  • Click on the banners for further information.
  • “Like” the YEI Facebook page – be the first to hear about all sorts – over-60-related!

Senior humour


Until next month…

Kind regards,
Marilyn and the YEI Team



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